Real Purity

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When I was a little girl, I remember watching my mom apply her red lipstick, thinking I could not wait to grow up and wear makeup.  Now with my own daughter, I catch her doing the same thing I did as a kid. She is hypnotized by all the different color choices, but I am at ease because I know I am educating her about non-toxic choices (not only with makeup but other things too) that she will carry with her into adulthood.

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Summer Essentials

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Summer is officially in full effect and who doesn’t love the warm sunny days and nights. My summer beauty routine is so much more low maintenance compared to my winters. Lately I’ve been reaching for the same summer essentials which includes makeup and body care.

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Delizioso Skincare Cosmetics

I like to be spontaneous when it comes to my makeup choices. I tend to always play it safe and stick to neutral colors such as brown and gold eyeshadows and a neutral lip tint. A girl needs to change it up a bit sometimes and add a pop of dramatic color to feel sexy. This is exactly what I do whether it’s my eyeshadow, lipstick, or both.

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Red Apple Lipstick

 As my journey to support local continues, I am delighted to have found Red Apple Lipstick (also known as RAL). Red Apple Lipstick is a Houston, TX based clean cosmetics company founded by Jay Harper, who has mastered the art of perfect, creamy and colorful lipsticks that are gluten-free and toxin-free. Aside from their claim to fame (lipstick, of course!) RAL’s line also includes pressed eyeshadows, glosses, liners, and lip balm. I was fortunate enough to get my hands on some of the coveted lipsticks. Continue reading “Red Apple Lipstick”

Everyday Minerals "The Real You" 7 piece complexion kit

I take pride in supporting local brands and products, so I’m thrilled to bring you a review of Austin‘s own Everyday Minerals. Created in 2006 by Carina Menzies, here is a little about Everyday Minerals from the website: “Carina was committed to find the purest form of natural source ingredients and scours the globe looking for the most cutting edge developments to make your skin happy. All of our products are all natural, completely vegan, cruelty free, and handmade in Austin, TX, with eco-friendly, recyclable packaging, staying true to our commitment of preserving the natural beauty of our world and each other.”

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